About Brain Injuries
Brain and spinal cord injuries are the most catastrophic events a person can experience. They may be the result of traumatic force, stroke, a loss of oxygen, a medication error, or a misdiagnosed tumor.
The effects of a brain injury can cause loss of consciousness, headache, confusion, seizures, and changes in the victim’s personality and ability to function. Brain injury victims also suffer impeded cognitive process, an inability to work, and strained relationships with friends and loved ones.
Spinal cord injuries can cause paralysis, loss of feeling in body parts, loss of bowel and/or bladder control an inability to work, care for oneself, and enjoy life.
Lawsuits involving brain or spinal cord injuries require a special skill. Our experienced brain and spinal cord injury lawyers understand the complexity of these cases. We are dedicated to getting you on a path to recovery, and securing the help you and your family need to move forward.
Brain Injury Definitions
TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY (TBI)
TBI is an alteration in brain function, or other evidence of brain pathology, caused by an external force.
ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY
Acquired brain injuries are non traumatic. These include stroke, near drowning, hypoxic or anoxic brain injury, tumor, neurotoxins, electric shock or lightning strike.